South Warwickshire woman to make windfall after old bell found in field revealed to be 1,500 years old and worth thousands



A pensioner from South Warwickshire is set to make a windfall after an old bell her father found buried in a field turned out to be 1,500 years old and worth thousands of pounds.
The historic artefact, made of iron plate mixed with copper alloy, was originally dug up on farmland in the 1920s.
The man who found it gave it to his mother who kept it on her dressing table for decades before she died and it passed down to her granddaughter.
She kept the bell a box in her garage for more than 20 years before she took it to be valued out of curiosity.
Incredibly, experts discovered the bell dates... read more

 
23 November 2018 in Regional West, Views: 27
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